Latest News from Hebden Royd Town Council
27 January, is Holocaust Memorial Day, when we remember the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust, alongside the millions of other people killed under Nazi Persecution and in genocides that followed in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. More info on Holocaust Memorial Day
The Town Council are delighted to fund a Citizens Advice Adviser for residents of Hebden Royd to ensure anyone that is struggling in the community can access the help and support that they need. More info on the new Citizens Advice Adviser
Music Make You is a newly formed co-operative of music educators and professionals in the Calder Valley, and in February the group will be running a second series of online workshops funded by Hebden Royd Town Council's community funding budget. More info on Fee-Free Music Workshops
As we are spending more time at home than ever before, Hebden Royd Town Council are encouraging residents to take part in The Big Energy Saving Week. It is a national campaign that runs from 18th to 24th January to help people cut their energy bills and get the financial support they are entitled to. More about Check – Switch – Save.
On January 22nd the 2017 UN Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW aka 'the Nuclear Ban Treaty') will come into force, making nuclear weapons illegal under international law. Hebden Royd Town Council was the third UK Council to support the ICAN Cities Appeal and the TPNW. Read more about the Nuclear Ban Treaty.
Hebden Royd Town Council Climate Emergency Committee are happy to publicise their new project, High Hirst Wood Meadow. The Town Council has leased some of the land between High Hirst allotments and Sandy Gate to utilise the land for the benefit of the community and the natural world. Read more about the Meadow Project